This is an analysis of the poem The Barberry-Bush that begins with:
The bush that has most briers and bitter fruit
Waits till the frost has turned its green leaves red,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbcbcdedeff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0111111101 1101110111 0101001101 11111010101 0101010101 11010101001 110100101001 1101001111 11010101010 1111111101 11111101110 111111111 1111010111 0101111100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 638
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Barberry-Bush;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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